November 2022
NDARC PhD candidate and research assistant

In every edition of Connections, we ask someone in the alcohol and other drug sector to share a little about their work and life.

May 2022
NDARC PhD Candidate/NDRI Research Fellow

This weekend I will… eat some tacos and watch my favourite band play.

February 2022
NDRI Research Fellow

This weekend I will...Go to a friend’s place for a barbecue, join another group of friends for beer tasting, probably go to the be

November 2021
CEO Harm Reduction Victoria

This weekend I will….roast some coffee, play video games, watch movies with my partner and possibly leave Melbourne for the first

September 2021
Needs of Aboriginal Australians Program Leader

This weekend I will...Be sanding my deck and going to Araluen Botanical Park.

July 2021
Senior Lecturer Flinders University – College of Medicine and Public Health

The next time I take leave I will…make sure to spend some time in my garden, with my cats and with my family.

May 2021
CEO Odyssey House

This weekend I will… 

March 2021
Professor and Head of NDRI Melbourne, Director of Burnet’s Behaviours and Health Risks Program

This weekend I will... be driving back to Melbourne from Lake Eildon, which is about 150km or two hours away.

October 2020
Chief Executive Officer - Australian Alcohol and other Drugs Council

This weekend I will… enjoy some time in the garden, hug the dog (often), mutually tolerate the cat, read incess

May 2020
National Project Coordinator, Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL)

In this special 'conversation with', Jude Byrne gives her perspective on how COVID-19 is affecting people who use drugs.